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Chicken Calzone

Chicken Calzone

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 80

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 cup plain flour (makes 4-5 calzones)

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 tsp. red chili flakes

  • 1 tsp. instant yeast

  • 1 egg beaten with a tbsp. of water

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 tsp. chopped ginger-garlic

  • 1 green chili, chopped

  • 1/2 cup chicken, boiled & shredded

  • 1/2 cup mixed veggies, chopped (I used frozen ones)

  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp. amchur

  • 2-3 tbsp. grated cheese

Directions

  • 01

    In a bowl, mix together flour, salt, oil, chili flakes and yeast. Knead into a dough by adding water little at a time and as required. Cover with a muslin cloth and set aside for an hour.

  • 02

    For the stuffing - Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds. Then add the onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies. Fry till light brown.

  • 03

    Now add the veggies, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and garam masala powder. Cover and cook on a low flame for 2 minutes.

  • 04

    Add the chicken, cheese and amchur powder. Saute for a minute and switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and set aside to cool down.

  • 05

    For the calzone - Knead the dough once again and then divide into 4-5 portions. Roll out each into a circle by dusting some flour.

  • 06

    Place a little of the stuffing and fold it over like a half moon. Secure the edges with a fork. Make similar calzones with the remaining dough and stuffing.

  • 07

    Line a baking tray with butter paper and brush with some oil / melted butter. Gently place the prepared calzones.

  • 08

    Lightly brush with the egg wash and bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C. for 20-25 minutes or till the top is light golden in colour. Serve with tomato ketchup, mayo or green chutney.

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